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Triumph Street Twin Review (2021)


Triumph Street Twin

The Street Twin is a great bike for the money with decent power. It handles well, is fun to drive and it gets around 60 mpg if you ride it nicely.
- Rating: 10 / 10

What Is It?

The Triumph Street Twin is a popular retro style bike that's ideal for beginners and is powered by a Euro 5 compliant liquid cooled 900 cc parallel twin engine which puts out 64.1 bhp at 7,500 rpm and maximum torque at just 3,800 rpm.


  • Seat Height: Low (765 mm / 30.1 inches)
  • Weight: Heavy (216 kg / 476 lbs)
  • Economy: Good (60 mpg / 4.7 l/100km / 21.2 km/l)
  • Range: High (160 miles / 257 km)
  • Power to Weight: Average (0.296 bhp/kg / 0.221 kW/kg)
  • Top Speed: High (110 mph / 177 km/h)


  • Beginner friendly
  • Smooth engine
  • Build quality
  • Looks great
  • Soundtrack
  • Handling


  • Quite heavy for the power
  • Range
  • Tyres

What Is It Like?

Triumph Street Twin

Triumph Street Twin 2022

Tell us a bit about you

I'm a 41 year old female.

Why did you choose it?

Value for money.

What is good about it?

It's a great overall bike, with good power and it's fun to drive.

What could be improved?

It could have a slightly larger fuel tank.

Any mods or upgrades?

  • Rear rack with top case
  • Pannier racks
  • Panniers
  • GPS
  • USB socket

What is the economy like?

I'm seeing 60-65 mpg.

How is the engine?

Really nice, with decent power from the 900 cc.

How does it handle?

Really nice.

What are the brakes like?

About average, however the front brakes squeak at low speeds.

Is it comfortable?


How reliable have you found it?

So far zero issues. I have had it since mid June 2021 and ridden 3,500 miles over 4 months with no issues.

What's the servicing frequency and cost like?

Every year or 10,000 miles, but the cost at a dealership is high.

To Sum Up

Overall the Street Twin is a great bike for the money. It has decent power (won't knock you socks off but it's good), handles well, it's fun to drive and it gets 60-65 mpg if you ride it nicely and don't hammer on it.

- Cassandra W, 2021

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